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Milwaukee, WI 53202
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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.
 
Upcoming events

July 23, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Anastasia

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Milwaukee at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.

July 30, 2019 - Aug. 20, 2019
Dance MKE Competition

THIS IS A FREE EVENT DANCE MKE IS BACK FOR 2019! Preliminary Round 1 July 30 @ 7 p.m. Preliminary Round 2 August 6 @ 7 p.m. Preliminary Round 3 August 13 @ 7 p.m. Competition Finals August 20 @ 7 p.m. Live at Peck DANCE MKE is a four-week dance competition featuring Milwaukee dance artists from ANY discipline. Selected performance groups will battle it out over three consecutive weeks starting July 30, 2019. A panel of local dance experts will select the top three groups from each week to advance to the finals on August 20. Now entering its fourth year, over 450 local dancers performed to nearly 4,000 dedicated dance lovers in the first three years of the competition.

Aug. 2, 2019
The Wizard of Oz - Free Movie!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT Wizard of Oz (1939) Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well. Rated PG

Aug. 8, 2019 - Aug. 10, 2019
The Comedy Of Romeo And Juliet… Kinda Sorta

A parody retelling of the original story with contemporary language and a comedic bite. Synopsis: Faithful to the original script, the greatest love story of all time is told yet again...kinda sorta. When an overdramatic lovesick crybaby Romeo falls in love with feuding family member straight-faced, Juliet, forbidden love (and comedy) ensues. Written and Directed By Patrick Schmitz Starring the Shakesparody Players

Aug. 8, 2019 - Aug. 10, 2019
The Comedy of Romeo and Juliet...kinda sorta

The sold-out hilarious Parody is back! Schmitz n Giggles Presents: The Comedy of Romeo and Juliet...kinda sorta A parody retelling of the original with contemporary language and comedic bite. August 8-10th 7:30pm Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall https://marcuscenter.org/show/comedy-romeo-and-juliet-kinda-sorta



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